Coastal defences

Wirral Council is responsible for 19 miles of sea and river walls between the borough boundaries at Eastham and Heswall.

Responsibilities for coast defence also include the inspection and maintenance of coastal structures.

View further information on coastal defences and predicted future erosion on the Environment Agency website

The Shoreline Management Plan details the policies in place for the current and future management of coastlines and coastal defences. Download the Shoreline Management Plan from the North West and North Wales Coastline's website.
The Shoreline Management policy map illustrates the management priorities for Wirral over the 100 years.

Report a problem

Let us know about any damage to coastal defences such as damaged railings, shelters, signage or slipways.

Report damage to coastal defences